IBC's Time to Talk: Auto Insurance tour to visit Neighbours' Night Out

Fifth stop on interactive auto insurance tour comes to annual Thorncliffe Park event

TORONTO, July 12, 2017 /CNW/ - The next stop on Insurance Bureau of Canada's (IBC's) Time to Talk: Auto Insurance tour is Thorncliffe Park neighbourhood in Toronto, in the provincial riding of Don Valley West.

"Neighbours' Night Out is one of those hallmark summer events that brings communities together. As Canada and Ontario celebrate their 150th birthdays this year, IBC is once again very pleased to be a sponsor," said Kim Donaldson, Vice President, Ontario, IBC.

As part of IBC's display, consumers will be able to experience our driving simulator and get advice on how to stay safe on the roads. IBC personnel will be on hand to answer consumers' questions about auto insurance while offering tips and advice on what drivers can do to keep their premiums down.

"Events like Neighbours Night Out allow us to connect with consumers to find out what matters most to them," added Donaldson. "Their feedback and their stories help our industry better serve the people of Ontario."  

In Ontario, the property and casualty insurance industry pays $2.7 billion annually in taxes and levies to the province and employs more than 54,000 workers.

IBC Time to Talk: Auto Insurance will be at Neighbours' Night Out in Thorncliffe Park:

R.V. Burgess Park
(Main Entrance at  46 behind 48 Thorncliffe Park Drive)
Saturday, July 15, 2017
2pm to 8pm

For more information, visit www.ibc.ca.

More about the Insurance Bureau of Canada
Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is the national industry association representing Canada's private home, auto and business insurers. Its member companies make up 90% of the property and casualty (P&C) insurance market in Canada. For more than 50 years, IBC has worked with governments across the country to help make affordable home, auto and business insurance available for all Canadians. IBC supports the vision of consumers and governments trusting, valuing and supporting the private P&C insurance industry. It champions key issues and helps educate consumers on how best to protect their homes, cars, businesses and properties.

P&C insurance touches the lives of nearly every Canadian and plays a critical role in keeping businesses safe and the Canadian economy strong. It employs more than 120,000 Canadians, pays $9 billion in taxes and has a total premium base of $49 billion.  

For media releases and more information, visit IBC's Media Centre at www.ibc.ca. Follow IBC on Twitter @InsuranceBureau and @IBC_Ontario or like us on Facebook. If you have a question about home, auto or business insurance, contact IBC's Consumer Information Centre at 1-844-2ask-IBC.

If you require more information, IBC spokespeople are available to discuss the details in this media release.

SOURCE Insurance Bureau of Canada

For further information: To schedule an interview, please contact: Sarah Thompson, Communications Officer, Media and Digital Communications, 416-362-2031 ext. 4341, sthompson@ibc.ca

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